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  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • Seniors on the Go: Travel with a focus, Part 2: Faith-based travel

    Seniors on the Go: Travel with a focus, Part 2: Faith-based travel
    As noted last week, travel can be far more interesting when you have something specific in mind that you want to see or do. And tour operators are happy to oblige with hundreds of special-interest tours. Those tours can often be a good choice, but they...
  • Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20

    Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20
    South Florida travelers frustrated by the limited and often expensive flight options to Orlando and Tallahassee could soon have another option for getting there. Florida Express Jet Travel announced Monday that it plans to launch daily nonstop flights...
  • Seniors on the Go: Embassy closures and unrest: Refunds? Insurance? Maybe; Maybe not

    Seniors on the Go: Embassy closures and unrest: Refunds? Insurance? Maybe; Maybe not
    The U.S. State Department closed more than two dozen embassies and legations in much of Africa and the Middle East -- some for just a few days, others remain closed. You don't have to ask why; just check the headlines. These recent events would...
  • Seniors on the Go: Before you leave -- the basics

    Seniors on the Go: Before you leave -- the basics
    My inbox is full of "tips" for travelers on their summer trips. Most are some combination of (1) obvious, pedestrian advice and (2) plugs for some product or system that you shouldn't leave without taking/using/whatever. Actually, figuring out what you...
  • Got a travel problem? Ask and you shall receive

    Got a travel problem? Ask and you shall receive
    After Linda Grimes accidentally cracked the windshield on her uninsured Enterprise rental car, she imagined a worst-case scenario unfolding, including months of back-and-forth between her and the company's legendary claims department. She says that the...
  • Blocking this airline mega-merger is good for travelers

    Blocking this airline mega-merger is good for travelers
    The Justice Department's surprise lawsuit to block the proposed $11 billion consolidation of American Airlines and US Airways appears to doom the latest airline mega-merger, at least in its current form. But for airline passengers, the prospect of two...
  • What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal

    What to expect from the Travelocity-Expedia deal
    Depending on whom you talk to, Travelocity's unexpected announcement last month that it has reached a strategic marketing agreement with longtime rival Expedia will either create a dominant new Internet travel agency, give consumers access to more hotel...
  • Seniors on the Go: Upgrade bidding update

    Seniors on the Go: Upgrade bidding update
    Say you buy a cheap economy ticket. But also say you're a bit on the large size or old enough that getting in and out of a sardine-can seat isn't as easy as it once was. So you'd really like to escape the cattle-car seat squeeze and lousy cabin service...
  • On the Spot: Readers share ideas for traveling solo

    On the Spot: Readers share ideas for traveling solo
    A woman who wants to travel but doesn't have a travel mate asked what she might do to avoid paying the singles supplement. She doesn't especially want to room with a stranger, but she doesn't want to pay the surcharge that solo travelers often are...
  • Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff

    Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff
    More than 50 percent of the long-haul international flights to/from the United States now offer flat seats in business class and about 47 percent offer semi-premium or true premium economy. That's according to a new seating study by Routehappy, the...
  • Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little

    Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little
    The overall "quality" of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines dropped slightly below the performance in 2012, but only from -1.08 to -1.11. So says the latest release of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR), scores. (Don't be put off by the negative scores:...